Battle of Britain

TitleBattle of Britain
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1969
AuthorsHamilton, Guy
Running Time2h 12min
Date Released09/15/1969
DistributorUnited Artists
CountryUnited Kingdom
Publication LanguageEnglish

Renowned at the time for its unprecedented and spectacular flying sequences, this big-budget war film, directed by Guy Hamilton, drew multiple major acting names to star in its depiction of the Battle of Britain, the conflict that took place over the summer and autumn of 1940 when the British Royal Air Force defeated Germany’s Luftwaffe, ensuring the cancellation of Hitler’s plan to invade Britain by sea.

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